Writer/Producer Koji Steven Sakai is the founder of Little Nalu Pictures LLC. His film and television projects have played on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Peacock, Paramount+, Roku, and Tubi.
He has written eight feature films that have been produced, including, The Commando, a feature film starring Michael Jai White and Mickey Rourke, which was distributed by Paramount Pictures in January 2022. Koji’s latest feature, Skeletons in the Closet, recently completed production in Las Vegas. Skeletons stars Terrence Howard and Cuba Gooding Jr.
He also produced six feature films; Dwayne Perkins: Take Note, a one-hour comedy special that originally premiered on Netflix, Comedy InvAsian, a television series featuring the nation’s top Asian American comedians (Season 1 premiered on Hulu and Season 2 premiered on Peacock in May on this year); and Brash Girls Club, a limited comedy series that premiered on Tubi TV.
Koji is currently a staff writer for a Japanese television series slated for Disney+ (Hulu in the United States).
In addition to his screenplays, Koji has written books and graphic novels. These include his debut novel, Romeo & Juliet Vs. Zombies (paperback/audiobook); his graphic novel, 442 (online and in print); his most recent novel, Zombie Run (print and ebook); a graphic novel, Santa Vs. Zombies, and his latest comic book Yasuke: The African Samurai.
He produces and hosts The Unofficial Official Story Podcast with co-hosts Jennifer Field and Dwayne Perkins.
He is currently a screenwriting instructor at UCLA Extension and New York Film Academy. In addition, he has launched an online intro screenwriting course on Udemy.